Writing made up of only such little sentences would quickly grow monotonous and would also sound like it had been written by someone without much language experience. Fortunately, the basic S V/C pattern allows for easy expansion in almost unlimited ways.

Fortunately, the basic S V/C pattern allows for easy expansion in almost unlimited ways.

You already use the following methods of expansion, though perhaps without knowing their names. After reading about them, you'll understand some terms linguists use to describe how you build sentences, and you'll see how you can use these methods to write more effective sentences. If you're interested in some more advanced sentence strategies, see Designing Effective Sentences.